POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 28, 2013
~~<p>Virtually nothing happens in a vacuum any more.</p>
Virtually nothing happens in a vacuum any more.
Americans are learning the fuller extent of this now, thanks to the rogue revelation this month by former National Security Agency worker Edward Snowden that the U.S. government is collecting data on its own citizens' phone and Internet use. The revelation made a lie of the national security director's flat denial that this was happening, and justified Snowden as a whistleblower whose decision to disclose disturbing information served the public's right to know. Login for more...